October 6 – Scott Cook, of Festus, Missouri, topped a field of 78 entries and won the $5,000 Fall Bracket Battle Super Pro class final today at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois. Cook, driving a dragster, defeated Dennis Pearson of St. Peters, Missouri. Cook posted a reaction time of .033 to Pearson’s .031. Cook’s dragster ran 4.851 sec. at 143.11 mph to Pearson’s Camaro’s 6.886 sec. at 99.06 mph.
Rick Thomas III of St. Louis won the Pro category over Nick Curl of Freistatt, Missouri. Frankie Radake of St. Louis won the 6.0 Index class over Kevin Prior of Warrenton, Missouri. Steve Zeuner of Imperial, Missouri earned Sportsman honors by defeating Blaine Miller of Kansas in the final. Jason Clubb of Wright City, Missouri won the Trophy class. Sarah Stewart of Washington, Missouri won the final round of Jr. Dragster eliminations over Collin Boehmer of Festus, Missouri.
The Fall Bracket Battle weekend concludes Sunday, October 7 with the National Dragster Challenge and High School Alumni competition. Eliminations begin at noon.
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About Gateway Motorsports Park
Gateway Motorsports Park is the home of INDYCAR, NASCAR and NHRA racing in the St. Louis region. Located just five minutes from downtown St. Louis and covering more than 340 acres, Gateway Motorsports Park is the largest outdoor entertainment facility in the area. Gateway Motorsports Park’s facilities include a 1/4-mile drag strip, 1.25-mile superspeedway, 1.6-mile road course, a state-of-the-art karting facility and a 14-acre, multi-purpose dirt off-road venue. Gateway Motorsports Park was the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Facility of the Year Award from the Race Track Business Conference and the 2017 Spirit of St. Louis Award from St. Louis Attractions Association.